Home Selling Articles and Advice


Thinking of Selling? You have come to the right place!

If you are thinking of selling your Newfoundland home or surrounding communities, chances are you're caught up in a mass of emotions. You may be looking forward to moving up to a new home or facing the uncertainty of a major move across country. You may be reluctant to leave your memories behind or eager to start new and exciting adventures. Remember, Lisa is here to help you with any of your needs. 

Helpful Hints

The Real Estate Professional

A Real Estate transaction is a very complicated procedure involving many different parties with requirements and critical timing. A Real Estate Professional provides the marketing, forms, advice and experience to help achieve your goals.

Your Wants and Needs

Getting the highest price for the value your property offers is always a seller’s goal. The time required to find a willing buyer depends on the status of the market, competition, price, interest rates and other variables. Balancing your future plans with selling your home is the challenge.

Maximize the Value of Your Property

Listen to professional advice. Repair electrical and plumbing problems. Replace worn out maintenance items such as the furnace, water heater, carpet and roof. Clean the interior walls, woodwork, sinks, bathroom fixtures, closets, appliances, drapes and blinds. Brighten with new paint, light bulbs or fixtures. De-personalize by removing family pictures and personal items. Remove excessive or worn furniture. Increase the street appeal by painting or replacing the front door and painting, cleaning, weeding mowing and planting.

Welcoming the Buyers

Buyers are often on a short time frame.  The easier it is to show your property, the better chance of a sale. If you can’t show it, you can’t sell it. Stay out of the buyer’s area or leave during showings. Buyers are leery of anything sellers may say. Their own Real Estate Professional will answer their questions.

Selling Your Home

Professional Marketing Advice

Successful methods of selling Real Estate vary from area to area and season to season. As your local Real Estate Professionals we know the best approach for your wants and needs.

Selling and Moving

Selling involves relocating also. Getting ready to sell includes preparing to move. The moving plans may influence the selling plans. Plan the move in advance. To maximize the value, improve the quality, color, smell and feel of each area of the property. Outperform your competition.

Time on the Market

The time to sell a property depends on many variables. The buyer is looking for value for the price. The time to sell depends on how competitive your property is vs. the competition. Pricing to sell initially reduces the days on the market, time and hassle.

The Real Estate Transaction

As your Real Estate Professionals we will explain the steps in your situation. The offer to purchase includes price, terms and timing. There may be contingencies such as inspections, appraisals, mortgage approvals, repairs, changes of dates and addendums. Understand the transaction.

Marketing Plan

Maximum Exposure in Print and on the Net. The marketing plan includes many approaches to attract potential buyers, including such features as the Multiple Listing Service and Internet Marketing with this amazing new website: www.lisarideout.com